Ivory inlay of an ostrich
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1096
Overall: 7cm (2 3/4in.) Overall: 3.5 x 7 x 1 cm (1 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ivory. Ostrich with wings raised. Tail missing.
From Kerma, K1096. March, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition